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Behind the Stories

Welcome to our blog. Here we tell the stories behind the stories, provide you with tooltips and offer special insights into Storytelling with Pageflow. If you want to be automatically informed about updates and new features, you can also subscribe to our newsletter:



January 19, 2022

How Web Stories Can Benefit From Scroll Animations

In this article we highlight how Pageflow Next allows you to visually attract your readers more than ever. By merging phase images and mixing certain transitions in a clever way you'll be able to immerse your audience into an exciting scrollytelling experience, a journey built upon your story and great visuals.

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October 08, 2021

Vertical Storytelling w/ Pageflow Next

As access to web reports and longreads via smartphones continues to rise, it's more important than ever to pay special attention to the mobile version of a story.<br>Pageflow Next meets the users’ demands and offers solutions that enable forward-looking storytelling, even on the run.

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August 10, 2021

Less Page, More Flow – Visual Storytelling with Pageflow Next

As some of you may have already heard, we are currently working on taking Pageflow to the next level. Our goal: Providing you with new storytelling tools that will enable you to impress your audience with digital content in the years to come. After all, expectations for the usability of web stories have risen significantly […]

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April 20, 2020

Update: Pexels Integration, Loading screen &amp; more

After a longer break we are back with an update today. We are aware that there are more appropriate moments and that attention is currently focused on more essential things than news about a storytelling software. Still, even though the pandemic has turned a lot of things upside down, we as webworkers can be glad […]

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April 23, 2019

Pageflow 14 | Horizontal Mobile Scrolling and Audio Waveform Feature

We’re happy to announce that Pageflow 14 is available now for the open source project and for Hosted Pageflow. Luckily this update contains some visible frontend improvements, that especially affect the user experience on smartphones.

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January 30, 2018

Update for Hosted Pageflow

We are happy to announce another update for Hosted Pageflow, containing&nbsp;new font templates and a Google Tag Manager integration. Furthermore we’ve installed a more detailed user management for accounts with multiple users.

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September 07, 2017

Update: Pageflow 12 is here

With Pageflow 12 we’ve released the largest update since our open source platform for digital storytelling was launched in 2014. Next to a general refurbishment of the video stack, Pageflow now contains an integrated VR player that processes and plays mono- and stereoscopic 360° videos. Besides that video loops can from now on be used […]

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June 08, 2017

Frontend Update | 3 New Font Templates&nbsp;

From now on 3 new font templates are available for Hosted Pageflow: One haptic font with serifs, one plain sans serif font, and one significantly larger font that is optimised for big screens and projections.&nbsp;

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May 05, 2017

Prize-winning | Digital Storytelling with Pageflow

We are happy to announce that a Pageflow story by Deutsche Welle has won two medals&nbsp;at New York Festivals 2017. “Saigas in distress – The mystery of the dead antelopes” won a “Gold World Medal” in the category “Online Educational Program” and a “Silver World Medal” as an “Online Special Event”. Congratulations to Inga Sieg […]

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April 15, 2017

10 ways to scroll | Tools for Visual Storytelling

In order to transform&nbsp;text, audios, videos and images into a visually compelling story, Pageflow provides a bunch of tools that can be&nbsp;applied on top of your visual&nbsp;storytelling piece: Background audio looping seamlessly between multiple pages, autoplay for videos and audios, fade in delay for text and interactive tools&nbsp;for non-linear narratives with multiple storylines.

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